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It’s a secret!   Not the event. It appears on a couple of calendars found on line – at the New York Grand Lodge Knights of Pythias website’s “Pythian Events” link and on the host FDR Lodge 613 website calendar.   But telling what happens remains a no go. All I can share about the event is I organized it so friends I play basketball with in Floral Park, Queens can fulfill their obligation to “take the ranks” as members in our Lodge that covers their twice weekly basketball.   ...
We saw some really great shows so far this year. And it’s not impossible that by the time this month passes nothing can top 2019’s August. Already this month we saw Poco co-founder Jim Messina (perhaps better known for his work with Kenny Loggins) August 5 at current fave venue, My Father’s Place. This past Thursday at Radio City Music Hall, we enjoyed John Fogerty who led Creedence Clearwater Revival to a string of double-sided hit singles and earns kudos for his solo work. ...
Last weekend we celebrated 34. The actual anniversary fell one week ago today; I noted it in last week’s blog (‘Cause it matters). We chose to officially celebrate on the eve before. Interestingly, we chose the “events” based on an unplanned interruption several weeks earlier.   I scored “twofer” tickets for Jersey Boys on February 16 at the New World Stages but a manhole fire in the street outside the entrance canceled that eve’s show. We were walking down the south side of ...
Last week the plan for today's blog would be to discuss those announced this past Thursday at Gotham Green® as the recipients of the Gotham Green Award® at a Luncheon next April in advance of Earth Day. Indeed this past week involved a have set of meetings; two major presentations sandwiched the Green announcement itself, and I did enjoy sharing my take on the election results to the Gotham Executive Club and speaking on a panel on regional partnerships at Vision Long Island...
1399 days ago 3 comments Categories: Holidays Tags: JFK, Beatles, Christmas, Toys
Time for a trip down memory lane. A story from Parade magazine: Christmas in Boston, 1963 “John F. Kennedy had been shot a month earlier in Dallas, Texas, and the world was like an ice-ball. It wasn’t just Boston or the Catholics that loved JFK. The entire world loved him. Everyone was sad, and now it was Christmas. I had my eye on a toy “Supercar” displayed in the window of Ligget’s drug store in Roslindale Square. THAT would make me happy. I was only 11, and we were very po...
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